Era Infra Engineering Pirpainti power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Era Infra Engineering Pirpainti power station is proposed 1320-megawatt coal-fired power station in Bihar, India.


The map below shows Pirpainti village, the approximate location where the plant would be built.

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The power station has been proposed by Era Infra Engineering Limited. The Bihar State Investment Promotion Board lists the project as having been granted investment approval in February 2011. The power station has been proposed to be built at Pirpainti, Bhagalpur district, Bihar, India.[1]

However, as of 2014 the project has not received environmental permits, and may have been shelved.

Project Details

Sponsor: Era Infra Engineering
Location: Pirpainti village, Bhagalpur district, Bihar
Coordinates: 25.3236523, 87.4281878 (approximate)
Status: Shelved
Capacity: 1320MW
Projected in service:
Coal Type:
Coal Source:
Estimated annual CO2: 7,806,085
Source of financing:

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  1. State Investment Promotion Board, "Proposals Approved by State Investment Promotion Board (SIPB)", Bihar State Investment Promotion Board, accessed November 2011.